The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

Author(s): Jacqueline Kelly
Series: Calpurnia Tate Series No: 1
Original Publish Date: May 12, 2009
Product Number: EB00104166
Released: Oct 28, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781429993074
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Calpurnia Virginia Tate is eleven years old in 1899 when she wonders why the yellow grasshoppers in her Texas backyard are so much bigger than the green ones.With a little help from her notoriously cantankerous grandfather, an avid naturalist, she figures out that the green grasshoppers are easier to see against the yellow grass, so they are eaten before they can get any larger. As Callie explores the natural world around her, she develops a close relationship with her grandfather, navigates the dangers of living with six brothers, and comes up against just what it means to be a girl at the turn of the century. Debut author Jacqueline Kelly deftly brings Callie and her family to life, capturing a year of growing up with unique sensitivity and a wry wit. The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate is a 2010 Newbery Honor Book and the winner of the 2010 Bank Street - Josette Frank Award. This title has Common Core connections.

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Author(s): Jacqueline Kelly
Narrator(s): Natalie Ross
Product Number BM295
Released: Nov 20, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
ISBN: #9781441802422